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The World Economic Forum recently published a report on the progress of reaching a true net zero target. The authors, Patrick Herhold (Managing Director and Partner, Centre for Climate Action, Boston Consulting Group) and Emily Farnworth (Head of Climate Change Initiatives, World Economic Forum) looked at the progress made in the past year. They concluded that while progress was made, it was not sufficient – countries have to act faster and propose more aggressive policies; industries have to increase their efforts; and the public opinion needs to increase and put more pressure on both governments and the private sector. (You…

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Victoria Crawford and Lindsey Prowse of the World Economic Forum strongly urge businesses to treat climate change resilience seriously. There are multiple ways businesses can attack this issue. Few areas identified by the Global Commission on Adaptation are shown below. (Read the Commission’s entire report here). Image: Global Commission on Adaptation Read more.

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The digital anthropologist, Genevieve Bell, often quotes her anthropologist mother with instilling in her and her brother the fact that “we have a moral obligation to shape the world in which we want to live”. She recently left a prodigious post at Intel (as Intel Fellow and Visionary) to think more deeply about these topics: are we letting technology shape us or are we being shaped by technology. What are we becoming? (Read her article for The Guardian here).    Make the humanity shaped by our values.